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TCPA lawsuits surge, financial sector hardest hit - report
August 31, 2017 / 9:58 PM / 23 days ago

TCPA lawsuits surge, financial sector hardest hit - report

Lawsuits alleging violations of the U.S. Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) have surged since mid-2015 when an order from the Federal Communications Commission loosened the standards for such suits, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said on Thursday.

In the 17 months after the FCC’s July 2015 order, 3,121 TCPA lawsuits were filed in federal courts, up 46 percent from the 17 months prior to the order, the Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform said in a report.

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